Leonard Koziolek of Grand Rapids, Michigan, went to be with his Lord on March 27, 2007. Leonard was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine, his son Richard (Jacksonville, FL); and his son-in-law David Guthrey (Wyoming, MI).
Leonard will be lovingly remembered by his children, Stephen (Jane) Koziolek, Nancy Guthrey, daughter-in-law Judy Koziolek, grandsons Robert (Marci) Koziolek, Edward (Cyndi) Koziolek; his granddaughter, Kris (Michael) Wren and 6 great-grandchildren.
Leonard and Geraldine grew up, met and were married in Michigan City, IN, where Leonard enlisted in the service. Leonard was a WWII Purple Heart veteran serving in the United State Navy and retired after a 22 year career as a Chief Petty Officer. He retired to New Port Ritchie, FL to enjoy his hobby of golf and to care for his wife. He returned to the Grand Rapids area 10 months ago to spend the rest of his life with his family. He was a member of St. Margaret’s Church of Otsego, MI.
The family will receive family and friends at the Root Funeral Home in Michigan City, IN on Saturday, March 31, 2007 beginning at 10 AM (Central time) with services at 12 Noon (Central time). Cremation will follow.
Donations may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice of Allegan County.
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